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Poultry and Egg Marketing

  • Carmen R. Parkhurst
  • George J. Mountney

Abstract

Marketing of farm products, whether poultry, eggs, or any other commodity, involves assembling, transporting, assumption of risk, processing, storage, inspection and grading, packaging, and merchandising or retailing. Figure 10.1 illustrates the different costs in producing and processing a chicken broiler.

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Copyright information

© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmen R. Parkhurst
    • 1
  • George J. Mountney
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Poultry ScienceNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  2. 2.United States Department of AgricultureCooperative State Research ServiceUSA

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